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#Road Safety

# road-safety - Sunday 23 September, 2018

# road-safety - Wednesday 19 September, 2018

Road users told to put away phones and prepare for Storm Ali

Project Edward, an annual road safety awareness event, is taking place across Europe today.

# road-safety - Saturday 1 September, 2018

Pedestrian in his 60s killed after being struck by van in Cavan

Gardaí are appealing for witnesses to the collision.

# road-safety - Saturday 25 August, 2018

'Young people think they're indestructible': How can Donegal prevent more young road fatalities?

21 people under the age of 30 have been killed on Donegal’s roads this decade.

# road-safety - Tuesday 14 August, 2018

Calls for drivers who park on cycle lanes to get penalty points

Motorists continue to park on cycle lane because they face no consequences for doing so, said the party.

Minister admits 'difficulties' in bringing in law for minimum passing distance when overtaking cyclists

A new law to require drivers to allow one metre when passing cyclists on roads was announced in February.

# road-safety - Wednesday 8 August, 2018

'Significant concern' over lack of breath testing at scenes of fatal crashes

The authority has outlined a series of concerns about how the force operates.

# road-safety - Sunday 5 August, 2018

Tear gas fired at Bangladesh protesters during huge protest over teen deaths

There has been over a week of unrest following the deaths of the teens, who were killed by a speeding bus.

# road-safety - Wednesday 25 July, 2018

Phibsboro Road closed after pedestrian hit by truck

A pedestrian was struck by a truck and taken to the Mater Hospital.

# road-safety - Monday 16 July, 2018

Man in his 40s killed after van hits tree

He was the sole occupant of the van.

# road-safety - Monday 9 July, 2018

Cork, Tipperary and Dublin worst counties for road deaths, with 3% increase in fatalities nationwide

Transport Minister Shane Ross says drink-driving culture is ‘flourishing’ in Ireland.

# road-safety - Friday 29 June, 2018

# road-safety - Sunday 24 June, 2018

Drivers advised to take extra caution during hottest week of the year

Higher temperatures can cause problems for tyres and engines, as well as people who suffer from hay fever.

# road-safety - Tuesday 19 June, 2018

Ireland was the fourth safest EU country for road deaths last year

Ireland had the fourth largest decline in road deaths amongst the EU28 countries between 2016 and 2017.

# road-safety - Friday 15 June, 2018

Motorists urged to slow down and be more aware of tractors this summer

There have been a number of fatal road accidents in recent days.

# road-safety - Friday 8 June, 2018

Drivers urged to take caution after thunder warning is issued for 23 counties

Some spot flooding may occur.

# road-safety - Saturday 2 June, 2018

'First of its kind' tractor-testing course launched

A new EU directive requires commercial tractors to undergo a special roadworthiness test.

# road-safety - Monday 28 May, 2018

Here's what to do if you break down on the motorway

The hard shoulder is only there for emergencies. But emergencies do happen!

# road-safety - Wednesday 23 May, 2018

Doing 139kmph in a 50-zone in Tipperary: Figures on speeding in Ireland

One road safety report found that excessive speed was a contributory factor in one-third of all fatal collisions.

# road-safety - Sunday 20 May, 2018

Driverless cars: What will they mean for Ireland's future road safety, jobs and even our driving tests?

Even if you don’t drive them, driverless cars could be part of your driving test.

# road-safety - Monday 14 May, 2018

# road-safety - Thursday 3 May, 2018

Danny Healy-Rae seeks legal advice after Shane Ross calls him a 'terrorist'

The Transport Minister made the comments while calling on rural TDs to back drink-driving legislation.

# road-safety - Wednesday 2 May, 2018

Motorists urged to be more aware of cyclists this bank holiday weekend

To date in 2018, six cyclists have been killed on Irish roads.

# road-safety - Monday 30 April, 2018

How long should you keep your child in a rear-facing seat?

Rear facing child seats are deemed to be safer.

# road-safety - Monday 23 April, 2018

Tired at the wheel? How to spot the driver fatigue danger signs - and what to do next

Avoid driver fatigue with these simple tricks.

# road-safety - Saturday 14 April, 2018

Learner driver (18) arrested in Naas for doing 180km/h

The teenager was travelling along the M9 this morning when Gardaí stopped him.

Road deaths decrease across Europe for second year in a row

The European Commission released the statistics for 2017 this week.

# road-safety - Friday 16 March, 2018

19-year-old man killed in Galway car crash

The single vehicle collision occurred at 2.20am this morning.

# road-safety - Saturday 24 February, 2018

Man in his 60s killed in Waterford road crash

The man’s van collided with a 4×4 at around 10am this morning.

Woman injured after being hit by a taxi in Rathmines

Gardaí are appealing for witnesses.

# road-safety - Monday 19 February, 2018

What are those numbers by the side of the motorway and what are they for?

Using Location Reference Markings and Emergency Roadside Telephones.

# road-safety - Sunday 11 February, 2018

'Put the bloody thing away': 60% of Irish drivers have used their phones at a red light

“Phone use by Irish drivers is at ridiculously high levels,” according to The AA.

# road-safety - Tuesday 6 February, 2018

Clare school bus stopped by gardaí due to 'badly worn' tyres and rust

Gardaí stopped a number of school buses in the Clare area.

# road-safety - Monday 5 February, 2018

A driver got penalty points over incorrect tyre pressure for the first time

Two points and an €80 fine for one motorist last year.

# road-safety - Monday 22 January, 2018

One in 12 drivers involved in collision or near miss because of drink driving

Transport Minister Shane Ross wants people who are caught drink driving to receive an automatic disqualification.

# road-safety - Sunday 21 January, 2018

Roads around the country closed due to flooding Impassable This post contains videos

Roads around the country closed due to flooding

Motorists have been advised to exercise caution and avoid certain areas.

# road-safety - Monday 8 January, 2018

How to use your car's high-beam headlights... properly

And how to avoid being dazzled by them.

6 resolutions all Irish drivers should make this year

New year, new driver.

# road-safety - Wednesday 3 January, 2018

Losing my sister Donna: 'Traumatic shock, grief and facing deep inner demons'

It’s a fitting a tribute to Donna to finally be myself, writes Neil Fox.

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